Soccer or football is one of the best sports in the world with its very intense and exciting game ever played. Millions of fans around the world followed and cheered for their favorite teams or players in every game. With its lively crowd who are supporting for their teams that makes the game more interesting and fun to watch.
Here are some most Famous Soccer Stadiums in the World
Wembley Stadium in London, England
A football stadium in Wembley Park, London formerly known as Empire Stadium was opened on April 28, 1923 with the seating capacity of 82,000 where they annually hosted the FA Cup and League Cup, five European Cup finals and 1966 World Cup Final. The stadium was being closed for demolition on October 7, 2000. It was reopened in 2007 with the seating capacity of 90,000 and the home of England national soccer team. It is the second largest stadium in Europe and hosted the UEFA Champions League Final for the first time on May 28, 2011.
Camp Nou (New Field) in Barcelona, Spain
The largest stadium in Spain and Europe, and the 2nd largest football stadium in the world with the seating capacity of 99,354. It was opened on September 24, 1957 and the home of FC Barcelona, a Spanish professional football club. The Camp Nou hosted the European Cup Winners’ Cup in May 1972 and one of the venues of 1982 FIFA World Cup.
Santiago Bernabeu Stadium in Madrid, Spain
The 2nd largest stadium in Spain, and the 3rd largest stadium in the world with the seating capacity of 81,044. It was opened on December 14, 1947 and the home of Real Madrid C.F. and Spain national football team on some selected matches. The Santiago Bernabeu is one of the world’s most famous football venues where it hosted the final of the European Cup/UEFA Champions League in 1957, 1969, 1980 and 2010. It also hosted the 2nd leg of the 2018 Copa Libertadores Final, the final matches for the 1964 European Nations’ Cup and the 1982 FIFA World Cup.
Old Trafford in Manchester, England
It is the 2nd largest football stadium in United Kingdom next to Wembley Stadium with the seating capacity of 74,994. It was opened on February 19, 1910 and the home of Manchester United, a professional football team based in Manchester, England. Old Trafford hosted the FA Cup semi-finals, 1966 World Cup and Euro 96. It also hosted the 2003 UEFA Champions League Final and football matches at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
A football stadium in Rio de Janeiro with the seating capacity of 78,838. It was opened on June 16, 1950 and the home of Clube de Regatas do Flamengo, Fluminense Football Club and the Brazil national football team. Maracana Stadium hosted the 1950 FIFA World Cup, 1989 Copa America, 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup, 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympics.
Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany
The first stadium in the world with a full colour changing exterior with the seating capacity of 75,000. It was opened on May 30, 2005 and the home of Bayern Munich and Germany national football team. Allianz Arena hosted the 2006 FIFA World Cup and 2012 UEFA Champions League Final.